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UTS CRICOS 00099FDIVERSITY & INCLUSION‘The standard you walk past isthe standard you accept.’…delivered in a speech by LieutenantGeneral David Morrison when Australia’sChief of Army
LECTURE AGENDAbusiness.uts.edu.auWhat isDiversity Managementand how does itdiffer fromInclusion?What does aninclusive workplacelook like?Why adoptdiversity and inclusion as anapproach?How can diversity and inclusionbe achieved?Why do such initiatives oftenfail?A case study in promoting diversity andinclusion:Achieving gender equality
WHAT IS DIVERSITY MANAGEMENT ?Creating an environment where there is a variety of age, gender, race, and culturaldifferences in the workplace through:>functionalandstructuralchanges that are instituted torecruitandretainminoritiesandwomeninto the organisation>mentoring,coaching, family/employee friendlypolicies, alternativeworkarrangementsbusiness.uts.edu.au(Sabharwal, 2014, p. 197)
DIVERSITY MANAGEMENT ORINCLUSION?Diversityis thewhoand thewhat:Who’s sitting around that table, who's being recruited, who's being promoted, seeninlight of traditional characteristicsand identities of gender and ethnicity, sexualorientation and disability - inherent diversity characteristics.Inclusion, is thehow:Inclusion is thebehaviours that welcome and embrace diversity.If you are a leader for inclusion, you have figured out how toembraceand galvanize diversityof voices and identities.business.uts.edu.au
a)Commitmentfrom top leadership tofoster inclusionb) Ability of employees toinfluence organizational decisions, andc)Fair/equitabletreatmentfrom managementOrganisational Inclusive Behaviour (OIB)entails:business.uts.edu.au(Sabharwal, 2014, p. 197)TOWARDS AN INCLUSIVE WORKPLACEOIB exists when organisations have acommitmentto include diverse peoplesin authentic wayswithin their organisation.
WHY IS DIVERSITY MANAGEMENTIMPORTANT?business.uts.edu.auDiversityManagementDiversityManagementChangingdemographicsChangingdemographicsHumanistictrends insociety (andpolicy)Humanistictrends insociety (andpolicy)Economicargument fordiversityEconomicargument fordiversity
HUMANISM, LIBERTY, EQUALITYA general trend towards enshrining the rights of all people in law and policy:- 1215 ADMagna Carta(limitations on the powers of monarchs)- 1799 ADFrench Revolution(destruction of the feudal regime)- 1805 ADSlaveryis outlawed in Brittain- 1863 ADEmancipationProclamation (USA)- 1900s ADGlobal Labour/Labor Movement- 1948 AD The Universal Declaration ofHuman Rights(UN)- 1961Affirmative Actionbill (equal opportunities for all people)- 1968 AD USACivil rights Actbusiness.uts.edu.au
HUMANISM, LIBERTY, EQUALITYA general trend towards enshrining the rights of all people in law and policy:- 1215 ADMagna Carta(limitations on the powers of monarchs)- 1799 ADFrench Revolution(destruction of the feudal regime)- 1805 ADSlaveryis outlawed in Brittain- 1863 ADEmancipationProclamation (USA)- 1900s ADGlobal Labour/Labor Movement- 1948 AD The Universal Declaration ofHuman Rights(UN)- 1961Affirmative Action

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